Guinea weather

Read our complete guide to the weather in Guinea.

Below are the temperatures expected today at popular destinations in Guinea. Select a destination to compare today's forecast with average weather conditions.

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The weather guide for Guinea (Conakry) shows long term weather averages processed from data supplied by CRU (University of East Anglia) & today's weather forecast provided by meteoblue. Find out more about our data sources.

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Guinea weather overview

Guinea has a tropical climate with very high rainfall during its May to November rainy season. Downpours reach their peak in July, August and September and are particularly heavy on the Atlantic coast where there is little sunshine to be seen during the wet months.

Humidity levels are high all year round but, when the rains tail off in early November, the country enjoys a period of hot, bright weather which lasts until April.

What to pack for Guinea weather

Light clothing is fine from November to April but waterproofs are essential during the rainy season.

Which is the hottest month in Guinea?

The hottest time of year in Conakry, Guinea is normally April. Expect maximum daytime temperatures to reach 33°C with very high heat and humidity.

Which month has the most rain in Guinea?

In terms of rainfall, August is usually the wettest month in Conakry, Guinea with 1000mm on average. There are normally 26 days in August with some rain.

When is it sunniest in Guinea?

The sunniest time of year in Conakry, Guinea is normally March with bright sunshine on average for 67% of daylight hours; that's 8 hours of sunshine per day.

When is the sea warmest in Guinea?

The sea is usually at its warmest in Conakry, Guinea in November when the water temperature reaches 29°C.

What is the time difference between Guinea and the UK?

The time difference between Guinea and the UK is GMT+0 hours.

What is the main language spoken in Guinea?

The main languages spoken in Guinea are French and Fula.

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What is the currency in Guinea?

The currency in Guinea is the Guinean Franc (GNF).

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Which plugs are used in Guinea?

Guinea uses electrical plug type C + F (220 Volts).

Which side of the road do they drive on in Guinea?

They drive on the right side of the road in Guinea.

Do you need a visa for Guinea?

Yes, UK passport holders do need a visa to enter Guinea.

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Compare Guinea weather with the USA

Below the Guinea weather chart shows average maximum daytime temperature for Guinea (Conakry) and the USA (Washington).

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